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out if the environment was able to sustain life. >>> time, now, for weather across the nation. heavy downpours and flooding around boston, new york, philly and d.c. thunderstorms from the ohio valley to memphis and little rock. scattered showers along the gulf coast. and drenching rain in west texas. showers in the rockies. >>> 70s from billings to albuquerque. and in the middle of the country, from minneapolis to kansas city. 80s across the south. >>> and when we come back, get ready for a ferris wheel that can carry, get this, more than 1,400 riders at 1 time. >> if that doesn't get stuck. >>> more big banks getting caught up in a wave of cyber attacks. but who's behind them? >>> and we're talking about mom genes, the dna that makes a woman want to be a mother. >>> welcome back. many customers still can't check their bank accounts online. the cyber attack where hackers launch a barrage of traffic overwhelming the site. pnc is the latest target. but bank of america, fells fargo and u.s. bank were also hit. a middle eastern group is believed to be responsible. so far, no money has be
that is more free wheeling, no strict time limits for answers. creating an environment in which the two will be able to challenge one another. every detail here set for tonight, both campaigns flipping a coin. the president will be introduced first, he'll get the first question. the romney campaign winning the toss on closing arguments. governor romney will get the final word tonight. even a coin toss over the wives. mrs. romney will be introduced first. both wives playing the role of debate partner. mrs. romney telling cnn it's been her most important role during the campaign. >> it's a cute thing that he does, almost after every answer. he finds me in the audience. the first thing he does on stage, he takes off his watch, he puts it on the podium. but then he writes "dad." >> reporter: romney's father, who also ran for president. and the first lady acknowledging her own nerves. >> i get so nervous at these debates, and, i'm like one of those parents watching their kid on the balance beam. you just are standing there, trying not to, you know, have any expression at all. >> reporter: ad
't recovered, and a joint investigation by abc news and the food and environment reporting network found more than 100 reported illnesses due to blue-green algae exposure. >> essentially if we don't solve this problem, somebody's going to >> reporter: ohio state's dr. jeffery reutter is the foremost authority on blue-green algae. he says it's a nationwide problem, largely caused by farm fertilizer runoff. the cure, he says, is convincing farmers to carefully fertilize so the nutrients stay on the fields and not in the water. >> otherwise, these blooms are going to continue to grow. the human health problems that we see are going to increase. >> reporter: assaulting our senses, our economy and our health. jim avila, abc news, lake petenwell, wisconsin. >> our thanks to jim tonight. >>> and in los angeles, a bridge demolition that forced officials to shut one of america's busiest highways, the 405 freeway went as plan and carmageddon didn't happen. the lanes are expected to re-open as planned for the morning commute. >>> there is still much more ahead on "world news" this sunday night. for the
environment is brutally murdered as this young lady was. it is a tragedy for her family and friends and the entire college community. >> police say whmore admitted to killing her but later said he didn't do it. a motive for the case has not been released. and the story like this will likely bring up memories of yeardley love who died in her off campus apartment in virginia. last month the one love foundation created in her memory police rei leased a public service announcement -- released a public service announcement aimed at ending dating violence. it created a smart phone app to help victims of abuse their friends and family to determine how much danger they may be in. find more information on the one love foundation by going toabc2news.com and searching her name. >>> coming up this morning, at 5:00, o's tickets are the hottest commodity and we will look out for you because scamers are trying to take advantage. this morning what you need to know to avoid being taken for a ride. the fight is onto prevent west nile virus. where the spray trucks like that you see there, where they w
the moderators will be fact-checkers in this debate. >> that's part of the problem in the environment that we're in. everyone views the truth through their own prism and doesn't accept reality if it disagrees where they are. i think both sides are going to accuse the other side of not sharing the sides. >> they're both they're going to do that. at some point, have to be called on it. >> who makes that decision is the voters. i think voters are going to start penalize people who don't cooperate. republicans wouldn't pass the president's jobs bill. this isn't about obama's record. this is about what's going on in washington. question is, who do you trust more to end that? and i think the odds are now with obama because people see obama as having try to work the other side. i think we'll get to a better place. i think it's going to be after the election. >> and this is the difficulty, always with governor romney is that, he wants to come across as someone who can work with the other side and of course, during the republican primary, he was the hard liner, the severe conservative, i suspect on we
if the environment was favorable to sustaining life. they say that water probably flowed billions of years ago. pretty impressive. >> pretty impressive. how do you sort of make those rounded or those edges, either water or wind. and we know it is not wind. got to be water. i am fascinated by that geeky stuff. >> where there is water maybe there is life. maybe there is life. >> exactly. >> right. fascinating stuff. >> yeah. yeah. >> rover moving like an inch, an inch a day. do you know how slow that thing is? >> i love the rover. obsessed with it. >> back off the rover. >> back off the rover. i am obsessed with the rover. >> the rover is zero to one step in an hour. not the fastest thing. >> i love the rover. >> a look at the weather. showers in the rockies. 3 inches of rain across west texas. humid, scattered showers along the gulf coast. thunderstorms from little rock to the ohio valley. pouring rain from boston and d.c. >> wet and 70s from new york to baltimore. 80s in the south. mostly 70s in the midwest, plains, and rockies. >>> a dog's best friend just might be a prison inmate. inmates wo
and environment reporting network found more than 100 reported illnesses due to blue-green algae exposure. >> essentially if we don't solve this problem somebody is going to die. >> reporter: ohio state's dr. jeffrey reuter is the foremost authority on blue-green algae and he says it is a nationwide problem caused by farm fertilizer runoff. the cure he says is convincing farmers to carefully fertilize so nutrients stay on the fields and not in the water. >> other wise the blooms are going to continue to grow, the human health problems that we see are going to increase. >> reporter: assaulting our senses, our economy, and our health. jim avila, abc news, wisconsin. >> that is nasty stuff. >> the wisconsin department of natural resources says the best way to treat this is naturally. but, they say that it could take several years to get rid of it come fleetl completely, a large amount of lake erie, third of the surface covered. >> cut big time into the fishing industry there. in more or less every state. peaks august through september. nearly every state in the union. clear rereally bad ther
crash environment so you really get to see the whole picture which you never get to see in the lab. so it gives us an opportunity to have a whole new data set to use for seats and interiors. >> so what would you change now? >> well, it's difficult to say what you would change. like there's nothing -- they're doing a pretty good job right now. it validated what the current safety regulations and measures are doing. so without making a big drastic change, oh, this is a problem. in other words, it gives you information that says, okay, we can do this, we can use the forces we measured at the floor to see how better seats and interiors could be designed. >> for example, at the start of the show today. we had a row of seats become unbolted from an airplane in flight. >> right. >> might you be strengthening those on other flights coming up? >> it's probably more of a maintenance issue. the strength is usually good. it's making sure everything's put in properly but it will help you understand the limits of survivability. >> well, it's a fascinating experience. most crashes are in fact surv e
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